Civic Engagement is the cornerstone of democracy with participation at the regional and local level offering citizens a greater say in determining the future of their communities.

How does Northwest Michigan compare to the state for voter turnout?

The Northwest Michigan voter turnout rate for the November 2014 General Election, as provided by the Michigan Secretary of State, exceeded the State of Michigan rate by 4% (47% to 43% respectively). Leelanau County had the highest voter turnout rate in the region at 57%.

Registered Voters Source: Michigan Voter Information Center

November 2014 General Election Voter Turnout Source: Michigan Department of State